Waste management activity; application for a permit

If you want to collect or transport hazardous waste or trade in hazardous waste, you must apply for a permit for this activity from the competent authority.

Description

According to Section 54 (1) of the Closed Substance Cycle Waste Management Act (KrWG), collectors, transporters, traders and brokers of hazardous waste require a permit. The permit is to be granted if its requirements are met.

Various legal provisions stipulate that no permit is required for certain constellations of cases. These case constellations and underlying legal provisions are listed in Section 4.2 of Annex 2 of the Ordinance on Notification and Permits - AbfAEV - (Article 1 of the Ordinance of 5 December 2013, BGBl I p. 4043) (see under "Legal Bases").

Prerequisites

Permission is granted upon fulfillment of the following requirements:

  • The applicant (in the case of legal persons and associations of persons, the person authorized by law, articles of association or bylaws to represent or manage the business) and the persons responsible for the management and supervision of the business must be reliable.
  • The applicant, insofar as he is responsible for the management of the company, and the persons responsible for the management and supervision of the company and the other personnel must have the necessary technical and expert knowledge for their activities.

Procedure

Submit the application together with the required documents to the competent authority.

The authority will send you an acknowledgement of receipt. After reviewing the application and your documents, the authority may

  • request additional documents or
  • grant the permit with or without additional conditions or
  • reject the permit.

Deadlines

Permission must be obtained prior to commencement of the activity.

Required documents

  • Business registration

    (not applicable if there is no obligation to do so)

  • Extract from the commercial register, register of associations or register of cooperatives

    (not applicable if no registration has been made)

  • Proof of business liability insurance and environmental liability insurance related to the respective activity

    (not applicable if such insurance does not exist)

  • Proof of motor vehicle liability insurance

    (only for collectors and transporters of waste, insofar as they intend to transport waste on public roads)

  • Company-related information from the central business register (document type 9)

    only for applicants which are legal persons or associations of persons

  • personal information from the central business register (document type 9)

    => for persons who are the applicant or, in the case of a legal person or association of persons as applicant, legally represent the applicant, as well as for the persons designated by the applicant who are responsible for the management and supervision of the establishment.

  • Certificate of good conduct (document type OG)

    => for persons who are the applicant or, in the case of a legal person or association of persons as applicant, legally represent the applicant, as well as for the persons designated by the applicant who are responsible for the management and supervision of the establishment.

  • Information from the central business register and certificates of good conduct must be applied for by the applicant at the competent office and will be sent from there to the licensing authority.
  • Proof of specialist knowledge in accordance with § 5 Para. 1 Sentence 1 of the Ordinance on Notification and Licensing (in particular confirmation of participation in an officially recognised specialist knowledge course).

    => for the persons designated by the applicant as responsible for the management and supervision of the establishment; in this context, the applicant may also designate himself as such a person

  • Foreign certificates from another EU member state or from another state party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area

    shall be deemed to be equivalent to the aforementioned German certificates if the foreign certificates show that the applicant fulfils the licensing requirements or the essentially comparable requirements of the issuing State on the basis of their objective.

Forms

Online procedures

  • Abfallwirtschaftliche Tätigkeit - Antrag auf Erteilung einer Erlaubnis nach § 54 KrWG

    You can fill out the form for applying for a permit for your waste management activity according to § 54 KrWG step by step electronically and then send it to the competent authority. Documents must be attached to the application. Have them ready in the form of a PDF file with a maximum file size of 2 MB. Finally, the application must be signed with a qualified electronic signature. For this purpose, e.g. the signature card used in the electronic waste verification procedure and the card reader used there can be used.

Fees

  • Fee for the decision on the permit application: 250 to 6,000 EUR

Remedy

Administrative court proceedings; information

administrative claim

Status: 18.11.2022

Responsible for editing: Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz

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  • Fees, Bavaria-wide
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